2004 : WHAT'S YOUR LAW?

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Psychologist and Biologist, Harvard University: Author, Moral Minds
Hauser's Law

Hauser's First Law

Every uniquely human ability, including cooking, mathematics, morality, and music, is based on a set of biologically primitive capacities that evolved before our species walked the earth.

Hauser's Second Law

The historical stability of our prescriptive claims (what we ought to do) are determined by principles underlying our universal judgments. Nature's is constrains our lofty hopes for what ought to be.